Physical Therapist

Posted 3 months ago
Position Areas
Special Education


About the District
Edmonds School District is committed to workplace diversity and aims to attract and retain employees with the right skills, knowledge, and life experiences to meet the needs of each vacancy. We encourage individuals of different cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives to apply and seek those who actively embrace our equity-focused direction for the future.

Edmonds School District Occupational Therapists are committed to engaging and supporting all students in learning.  This is exemplified daily by their efforts to create learning environments that promote student autonomy, interaction, competence and choice.  They work to identify and assist in implementing reasonable accommodations for individual cognitive, physical, emotional and social needs.  Edmonds School District Occupational Therapists believe that every student has the capacity to learn and they support this belief by promoting high standards of learning for all and communicating these standards to all their students and team members.  

About the Position 
This posting is not for a specific position with the Edmonds School District.  Your application will be placed into an applicant pool for Physical Therapists.  When filling positions, the Hiring Administrator may hire directly from this Pool or advertise individual position/s.  Pool applicants should also apply for individual postings.

Edmonds School District Physical Therapists provide physical therapy services for children ages 3 through 21 with identified physical disabilities, motor deficits, movement dysfunctions, and/or developmental delays that interfere with learning in the education environment.  As a member of the multidisciplinary educational/assessment team, Physical Therapists:
  1. perform program planning for physical therapy or appropriate options for each individualized education program (IEP);
  2. provide treatment and management of the disability based upon results of evaluation, which may include direct and/or indirect therapy services; 
  3. offer consultation and education on formal and informal levels with medical and educational professionals, paraprofessionals, and parents regarding educational programming and disability information. 
  4. administer physical therapy services within the educational environment (documentation, record-keeping, equipment, space requirements, supervision of classroom and Physical Therapy Assistants)
  5. are responsible for monitoring the proper fit, use, and adjustment of specialized equipment;
  6. and conduct research and evaluation for school physical therapy services.        
Required Qualifications:  
Valid Washington State Educational Staff Associate Certificate as a Physical Therapist.
Must possess or be willing to obtain a Washington State Physical Therapist license.

A complete application includes:  
Cover Letter, Resume, 2 Confidential Reference Surveys (forms will be automatically emailed to your references), 2 Letters of Recommendation, and Transcripts.

2020-21 Salary Schedule range: $66,174.00 to $120,629.00 (2021-22 salary schedule yet to be finalized).  Placement on this salary schedule is determined by FTE and official documentation verifying Educational Level and Certificated Work Experience and will be prorated for less than a full year and/or FTE.

Our benefits package includes Washington state health insurance coverage (SEBB) and a Washington state retirement package for eligible positions.  Eligibility for health insurance at the time of hire is determined by holding at least a .5 FTE continuing contract position, or being hired into a non-continuing position that is anticipated to reach 630 hours during the school year.  Eligibility for retirement at the time of hire is determined by holding at least a .6 FTE contract (continuing or non-continuing).  Exceptions may be made for certain job share and/or leave replacement situations.

How to Apply  
Apply online.  Complete all steps in the application process so that we may fully consider you.  We will give time and care to review your materials.  While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted directly.

Edmonds School District does not discriminate in any program or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed religion, color, national origin, age veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability or the use of a trained dog  guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
  • Title IX Coordinator:  Debby Carter, Executive Director of Human Resources, 20420 68th Avenue W., Lynnwood, WA 98036, 425-431-7020,
  • Section 504 Coordinator:  Dana Geaslen, Executive Director of Student Services, 20420 68th Avenue W., Lynnwood, WA 98036, 425-431-7047,
  • Civil Rights Compliance and ADA Coordinator:  Debby Carter, Executive Director of Human Resources, 20420 68th Avenue W., Lynnwood, WA 98036, 425-431-7023,

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Edmonds School District 15

20420 68th Ave. West , Lynnwood, WA 98036

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20420 68th Avenue W , Lynnwood, WA 98036